HR943 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR943 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR943 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR943:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR943
HR943 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR943 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR943 in the sky:
Visibility of HR943 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR943
The image below is a photograph of HR943 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR943 is 0.075 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR943 from the Sun and relative movement
HR943 is distant 187.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR943
HR943 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR943 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.